Minister-designate sits in ministerial office as if approved

Minister-designate sits in ministerial office as if approved

The Member of Parliament for Asawase Constituency Alhaji Mohammed Muntaka Mubarak has questioned reasons for which Minister-designate for Energy will go and assume office at the Ministry while he is still waiting to be approved.

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According to Alhaji Muntaka, he had received reports that the minister-designate even signed official documents as if already “sworn in”.

Minister-designate sits in ministerial office as if approved

Minister-designate for Energy, Boakye Agyarko

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Does that not make the vetting process like a rubber stamp?” the NDC MP asked.

He added that Mr Agyarko had ordered some items not to be removed from a warehouse.

However, responding to these accusations, Mr Agyarko said “I have not held myself anywhere as a substantive minister”.

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He admitted that he sometimes goes to the Ministry to sit in the office of the Minister, but acted only on the instructions of the president, Nana Akufo-Addo.

He stated on the occasion of instructing workers from moving items of the Ministry from a warehouse, he only had a report but was unable to reach Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, the former Energy and Petroleum Minister, and John Jinapor, the former Deputy Power Minister.

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Minister-designate sits in ministerial office as if approved

Source: Yen.com.gh

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